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The Sun

Vitiligo sufferer who was called panda and cow tells Katie Piper how she came to accept her appearance altering ...
The Sun
A WOMAN who developed bright white patches across her face as a teenager has told of how she came to accept her changing appearance. Rochelle was just 11 when she was diagnosed with vitiligo, a condition caused by a lack of melanin, a pigment in the ...


Vitiligo associated with autoimmune thyroid diseases, thyroid cancer
Healio
Researchers used the Korean National Health Insurance claims data to study the association between vitiligo and overt autoimmune thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer. There were 73,336 patients with vitiligo and 146,672 age- and sex-matched controls in ...


2 Minute Medicine

Long term phototherapy can enhance treatment response in vitiligo
2 Minute Medicine
1. Examination of prospective studies found that a majority of patients with vitiligo had at least 25% re-pigmentation in response to phototherapy, with rates increasing with longer durations of treatment. 2. Subgroup analysis revealed marked ...


MedicalResearch.com (blog)

Immunotherapy Ruxolitinib Cream Improves Facial Vitiligo
MedicalResearch.com (blog)
Response: After applying topical ruxolitinib cream twice a day, patients had significant repigmentation, particularly those with facial vitiligo. This treatment holds promise as a potential new treatment for vitiligo. Because it is a topical, it spares ...


KPRC Houston

Doctors to reveal vitiligo research progress in Houston
KPRC Houston
HOUSTON - Vitiligo is a disorder that, according to the National Institutes of Health, affects 1 percent of the world's population. The disorder changes the color of a patient's pigment. It's more noticeable in dark skin, although it impacts every race.


Today.com

This dog with vitiligo is changing how kids with the condition see themselves
Today.com
For parents like Stephanie Adcock, one of the greatest challenges of having a child with vitiligo — a skin condition that causes white patches due to loss of pigmentation — is teaching them to embrace their appearance and feel confident in their own ...


DRUM Magazine

Leleti Khumalo on living with Vitiligo
DRUM Magazine
Legendary actress Leleti Khumalo has had Vitiligo ( a disease that destroys skin pigment cells, causing the loss of skin color in blotches), for a couple of years now. And over the years the condition has gotten worse. Even though Vitiligo has changed ...


Konbini US

This Instagrammer Converted Her Vitiligo Into Body Art
Konbini US
Ash Soto was diagnosed with vitiligo at age 12. The long-term condition, which causes white patches to develop on the skin, is caused by a lack of melanin. For Ash it started as just a small mark on her body, but spread rapidly. She was bullied during ...

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